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Dave Stahl Band Recordings


This premier recording of the Dave Stahl Band is a contemporary jazz instrumental offering of 5 originals and 3 arrangements. Recorded in New York City, this studio recording was released in LP format only, but is done sparing no expense. The manufacturing process is DMM (Direct Metal Mastering), done by Europadisk of New York City. The use of the thickest and best virgin vinyl available and DMM all adds up to a recording (LP) that has the fidelity and dynamic range of a CD as well as the warmth and presence of analog. This state of the art process (DMM) was written about in a feature article in Audio magazine. Your turntables will get a workout with this LP. Available in LP format only.


Porque Nose
A fast, contemporary original of Alan Downey, featuring flashy work from the brass sections and solos by Ken Hitchcock and Dave Stahl

Title piece, original Spanish-flavored composition by Dick Lowell, solo by Richard Perry

Saving All My Love For You
Arrangement of the Whitney Houston hit, beautiful harmonies in this chart by Alan Downey, Ken Hitchcock featured in an alto solo

Scream Machine
An original up-tempo chart with a hip contemporary rhythm section groove, written by Mark Taylor, features the trumpet section ala Bill Chase, trading trumpet solos from Jerry Sokolov, Chris Pasin and Dave Stahl

Liquid Sunshine
Another original contemporary piece from Dick Lowell, with a breathtaking out chorus, solos by Dave Stahl and Seth Brody

That's What Friends Are For
Arrangement by Dick Lowell of the Grammy award-winning tune, Seth Brody and Dave Stahl solo

Grid Locked
A medium tempo-ed original contemporary chart from Dick Lowell, solo by Ken Hitchcock

Jump (For My Love)  The Pointer Sisters' classic arranged for the band by Dick Lowell much in the style of the Buddy Rich Band, alto solo by Ken Hitchcock


Leader / Trumpet / Flugelhorn:  Dave Stahl

Trumpet / Flugelhorn:  Joe Mosello, Danny Cahn, Chris Pasin, Jerry Sokolov
Trombone:  Dale Kirkland, Conrad Herwig
Bass Trombone:  George Flynn
Saxes:  Ken Hitchcock - alto, Seth Brody - tenor, Richard Perry - tenor, Tom Boras - bari
Drums / Percussion:  Dave Ratajczak
Keyboards:  Bob Stein
Electric Bass:  Zev Katz


This is a very well recorded album that lets you enjoy the full, rich bass lines as well as those extremely high frequencies that only a poweful brass team can produce."
Brass Conference Journal

"Clean, punching ensemble work dominates, with hip solos strategically placed. Good record."

"With adventurous solos and precision section work, this is a live-wire outfit of contemporary sensibilities."

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